Recto, 3 others named House deputy speakers | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, August 14). Recto, 3 others named House deputy speakers. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/15/1943525/recto-3-others-named-house-deputy-speakers Recto, 3 others named House deputy speakers Jess Diaz (philstar.com) – Augustt 14, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has named four more deputy speakers as the chamber continues to organize itself and … Continue reading

Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakers | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D. (2019, July 10). Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakers. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1139882/speakership-term-sharing-shows-coalition-cracks-say-lawmakers Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakersBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:26 AM July 10, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The deal brokered by President Duterte for the sharing of … Continue reading

8 aspire for Speaker post | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, July 04). 8 aspire for Speaker post. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298895/8-aspire-for-speaker-post.html 8 aspire for Speaker post posted July 04, 2019 at 01:45 am by Maricel Cruz Hugpong fields own bet, sets off free-for-all Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago is fielding its own candidate for Speaker of … Continue reading

House leader slams limelight-grabbing at Palace event | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2019, June 23). House leader slams limelight-grabbing at Palace event. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved June 24, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/06/23/house-leader-slams-limelight-grabbing-at-palace-event/ House leader slams limelight-grabbing at Palace event By Charizza Luci-Atienza, MB ON June 23, 2019 House Majority Leader and Capiz Rep. Fredenil “Fred” Castro on Sunday cautioned any political group against committing “highly immoral, … Continue reading

Sara thumbs down Bebot, Alan for speaker | Philstar.com

Reference:Regalado, E. (2019, May 23). Sara thumbs down Bebot, Alan for speaker. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 23, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/23/1920193/sara-thumbs-down-bebot-alan-speaker Sara thumbs down Bebot, Alan for speakerEdith Regalado (philstar.com) – May 23, 2019  DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio did not mince words regarding those seeking the House speakers’ post in the 18th Congress.  Carpio … Continue reading

Alan Peter Cayetano proclaimed new Taguig congressman | Philstar.com

Reference:(2019, May 15). Alan Peter Cayetano proclaimed new Taguig congressman . Philippine Star. Retrieved May 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/15/1918017/alan-peter-cayetano-proclaimed-new-taguig-congressman Alan Peter Cayetano proclaimed new Taguig congressman (philstar.com) – May 15, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano captured a seat at the lower house after winning as representative of Taguig City … Continue reading

‘Too much, too early, too soon’ | Inquirer Opinion

Reference: Editorial. (2018, February 20).‘Too much, too early, too soon’. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 20, 2018 from http://opinion.inquirer.net/111158/much-early-soon ‘Too much, too early, too soon’ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:11 AM February 20, 2018 First as tragedy, then as farce: That axiomatic trajectory all but characterizes Malacañang’s response to China’s latest moves, not even in the South China … Continue reading

Thousands of Filipinos face deportation (1) | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Mata, N. (2017, September 12). Thousands of Filipinos face deportation (1). Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 12, 2017 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/opinion/thousands-filipinos-face-deportation-1 Thousands of Filipinos face deportation (1) By NESTOR MATA September 12, 2017 AN estimated 10,000 Filipinos might be deported as a result of Washington’s decision to rescind a program that allowed immigrant children to stay legally … Continue reading

The Daily Tribune News – DFA chief cites importance of FEALAC-wide projects

Reference: Rocamora, J.A. (2017, September 3). DFA chief cites importance of FEALAC-wide projects. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved September 7, 2017 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/dfa-chief-cites-importance-of-fealac-wide-projects   DFA chief cites importance of FEALAC-wide projects Written by  Tribune Wires Sunday, 03 September 2017 By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora With the establishment of a finance mechanism in … Continue reading

De Lima gets cold reception on move to work as senator | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Lopez, J. (2017, May 3). De Lima gets cold reception on move to work as senator . Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 4 2017 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/de-lima-gets-cold-reception-move-work-senator De Lima gets cold reception on move to work as senator By JP LOPEZ May 03, 2017 ALLOWING detained Sen. Leila de Lima to attend sessions or allowing her to … Continue reading

‘Mindanao strife increases Philippines desire to deepen security, defense’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Reference: Lee-Brago, P. (2017, May 30). ‘Mindanao strife increases Philippines desire to deepen security, defense’. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 20, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/05/30/1704960/mindanao-strife-increases-philippines-desire-deepen-security-defense ‘Mindanao strife increases Philippines desire to deepen security, defense’ By Pia Lee-Brago (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 30, 2017 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – For Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, … Continue reading

Duterte to fly back to Manila with Mindanao under martial law | Philstar

Duterte to fly back to Manila with Mindanao under martial law | Philstar By Audrey Morallo (philstar.com) | Updated May 24, 2017 – 12:45am Reference: Morallo, A. (2017, May 24). Duterte to fly back to Manila with Mindanao under martial law. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 24, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/05/24/1703127/duterte-fly-back-manila-mindanao-under-martial-law MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo … Continue reading

UPDATE 2: Duterte declares martial law, to cut short Russia visit | The Manila Times Online

Reference: The Manila Times & Chua, L. (2017, May 24). UPDATE 2: Duterte declares martial law, to cut short Russia visit. The Manila Times. Retrieved May 24, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/update-2-duterte-declares-martial-law-to-cut-short-russia-visit/328946/ UPDATE 2: Duterte declares martial law, to cut short Russia visit | The Manila Times Online BY THE MANILA TIMES ON MAY 24, 2017 President … Continue reading

CA confirms Cayetano in less than 5 minutes | Inquirer News

CA confirms Cayetano in less than 5 minutes | Inquirer News By: Christine O. Avendaño – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:43 AM May 18, 2017 Reference: Avendaño, C. (2017, May 18). CA confirms Cayetano in less than 5 minutes. Inquirer.net. Retrieved May 23, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/897453/ca-confirms-cayetano-in-less-than-5-minutes Now that he is the Philippines’ top diplomat, … Continue reading

PH not giving up on sea claims, Palace assures | Manila Bulletin News

PH not giving up on sea claims, Palace assures Published May 23, 2017, 12:09 AM by Roy Mabasa, Argyll Cyrus Geducos, and Mario Casayuran Reference: Mabasa, R., Cyrus, A. G., & Casayuran M. (2017, May 23). PH not giving up on sea claims, Palace assures. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 23, 2017 from http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/05/23/ph-not-giving-up-on-sea-claims-palace-assures/ Malacañang has assured that the Philippines … Continue reading

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